I'll support. Be there, schedule allowing...the earlier the dates can be set, the better.
One idea for fund raising that I've seen work is a Forum auction. Members can auction off gear or services (i.e. everything from guiding to tax prep to tackle to barbecue grills) and contribute all or part to the fundraiser. Contributors could have the option of paying through the Forum Paypal.
We live in complex times, what with fishing,sailing and skiing seasons overlapping.